If you’re interested in the intersection of robotics and DIY pursuits, World Maker Faire is a great show to attend. Here are just a few of the amazing robots from World Maker Faire.
3 Robots with Incredible Balance
Not all robots easily tip over. Here are three robots that display incredible levels of balance.
Minitaur Quadruped Robot Walks, Climbs Fences, Opens Doors
You’ve probably seen robots that walk, roll, climb and open doors. The Ghost Minitaur robot, however, does all of this in one package
3 Unique Approaches to Robot Locomotion
Robots that are free to move around their environment generally use wheels, tracks, or multiple legs to get around. But those aren’t the only methods. Just like animals, some robots have very unconventional ways of moving.
6 Awesome DIY Walking Robots
Whether your walking robot has two, four or six legs, there are lots of ways to approach building it. Here’s a roundup of DIY walking robots to get your creative juices flowing.
Evive: An Impressive Arduino-Based Robotics Platform
Evive is a functional Arduino-based board with some very impressive capabilities, and it could be a great way to start your DIY robotics journey.
4 Excellent DIY Robots You Can Make
You don’t have to wait for a certain robot to be developed by someone else, you can make one yourself. Here are four DIY robots that you can build with a number of Maker-level computing boards.
5 DIY Robotics Platforms for Makers
Building robots can be extremely fun and rewarding. Here’s a roundup of DIY robotics platforms to help unleash your inner maker.
Transistor: The Most Important Invention Ever?
Transistors have transformed the world of electronics and accelerated our entry into the digital age. Many have said it’s the most important invention of the 20th century.
5 Best Robot Toys for Kids
A look at five robot toys that will keep your kids entertained and maybe even spark their interest in robotics.
Origin of the Word ‘Robot’
We examine the origin of the word “robot” and the difference between robots, androids, automation, and automatons.
Top 5 AI Gaming Machines of All-Time
These five AI gaming machines have either conquered humans or are well on their way.
Erin ‘RobotGrrl’ Kennedy Unifying Makers, Environmentalists
A new project called “Robot Missions” wants to collect debris from shorelines using robots that are faster and can reach remote locations.
Evolution of Quadruped Robots: Walking Truck vs. BigDog
Nearly 40 years after it was built, GE’s Walking Truck quadruped robot was a major inspiration for Boston Dynamics’ BigDog robot. Here’s a comparison of Walking Truck and BigDog, what’s changed and what still needs improvement.